Aurora Z-603S New Buildplate

One of the major issues with the Z-603S (at the least the one I received) was that the build plate had a signifiant amount of warp across the surface. I measured this warp to be about 0.2mm – this may not seem like much, but this is already up to 4 layer heights! The result … [Read more…]

Pokemon Go Plus watch-style casing

I have stopped playing pokemon go, but during the frenzy I managed to purchase a pokemon go plus. The design of the device is hideous, so I decided to design a 3D printable replacement casing for it that would be more subtle and would allow me to use regular watch-bands on the pokemon go plus. … [Read more…]

COMSOL: Problems with DXF imported geometries

If you’re like me, and prefer to use millimetre measurement units (MMGS) in your favourite CAD program you’re going to have a very bad time in COMSOL. By default, COMSOL will assume that a imported DXF file uses meters (MGS). The result will be that your simulation runs fine, but you may find that “nothing happens” or the … [Read more…]